• Paper Airplanes is a nonprofit organization registered in the USA that matches conflict-affected individuals with personal tutors for 16-18 week sessions conducted via video conferencing platforms such as zoom, google meet, etc. We have two programs, all formed in response to student demand.

  • Our Programs

    English Program

    Women in Tech

  • What Our Students Say

    "The most remarkable thing about the English Program is that it gives us the chance to talk with native speakers and get to know other students worldwide, benefit from their knowledge and learn about their cultures through conversation groups like a small community."

    - Rama Ballan

    What Our Students Say

    "Currently, I am more confident in myself when I use English. When I started receiving lessons with Paper Airplanes I was in the pre intermediate level and currently, I'm at the advanced level."

    - Ismail Alhaj Osman, Turkey

    What Our Students Say

    "Our generation is trying hard to see life in a new way and strive for the better. I am thankful for Paper Airplanes because they opened the way for us to know new people from different cultures and learn the language from its origins."

    - Luna Tayan, Syria

  • What Our Tutors Say

    "Tutoring for Paper Airplanes has been a truly rewarding experience. Both the tutor training and the student curriculum are of the highest quality, designed to meet the unique needs of Syrian students across the globe"

    - Theresa Brunker (Summer 2017)


    What Our Tutors Say

    "Without a doubt, I have developed leadership and communication skills unattainable elsewhere, as well as fostered a meaningful relationship with someone I never would have met otherwise."
    - Maisha Imam (Fall 2017)

    What Our Tutors Say

    "Paper Airplanes allowed me to be an active person and to share my knowledge with others. In return, I learned so many things from my students and about teaching." 

    - Sarah Faron (Fall 2021)

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